The smartest minds on the center-right are circulating lists of legislation for the new Republican Congress to pass. George Will, Glenn Harlan Reynolds, and Charles Krauthammer have all published their recommendations. Some focus on repealing or eliminating regulations, but there are also new policies they want to put into place. Ira Stoll has his own suggestion: Don't. Setting "zero" as at least the symbolic goal for new laws in the new Congress would have the virtue of being humble, Stoll notes. It would be a signal that Congress understands the law of unintended consequences: that actions intended to improve matters may wind up making them worse in ways initially unimagined.
The former vice president's vision of an all-powerful government goes far beyond massive spending and tax hikes.
The Supreme Court weighs police shootings and unreasonable seizures in Torres v. Madrid.
Lawmakers are bribing citizens with a tiny tax break in exchange for the power to jack up income tax rates down the line.
The Hunter Biden story has exposed the media's selective skepticism.